Overall Rating Bronze
Overall Score 43.45
Liaison Chris Homan
Submission Date Feb. 25, 2019
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Illinois State University
AC-2: Learning Outcomes

Status Score Responsible Party
Complete 2.00 / 8.00 Ben Krull
Sustainability Program Manager
Office of Sustainability
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Total number of graduates from degree programs (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, certificates, and other academic designations):
5374

Number of students that graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
1341

Percentage of students who graduate from programs that have adopted at least one sustainability learning outcome:
24.95

Do the figures reported above cover one, two, or three academic years?:
One

Does the institution specify sustainability learning outcomes at the institution level (e.g. covering all students)?:
No

Does the institution specify sustainability learning outcomes at the division level (e.g. covering particular schools or colleges within the institution)?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the institution level or division level sustainability learning outcomes:

The College of Business has adopted the UN's PRIME principles for all departments within the College.


Does the institution specify sustainability learning outcomes at the program level (i.e. majors, minors, concentrations, degrees, diplomas, certificates, and other academic designations)?:
Yes

A list or brief description of the program level sustainability learning outcomes (or a list of sustainability-focused programs):

Minors (Undergraduate)

Business Environment & Sustainability - the student learning outcome for this minor is for the student to have a better understanding on how businesses around the world incorporate sustainability into their business practices

Civic Engagement and Responsibility - One SLO is for students to understand how engaging in their communities can provide sustainability solutions for future development.

Environmental Health - Students will learn to ensure public and environmental health through procurement and reducing waste in the environment.

Environmental Studies - Students will learn how humans impact the environment and what they can do to support their local environments.

Majors (Undergraduate)

Biological Sciences - Students will have a better understanding of Conservation Biology which is the science that works on understanding living systems so that protection, maintenance and restoration of species and their habitats can be done.

Environmental Health - Students will learn to ensure public and environmental health through procurement and reducing waste in the environment.

Geography- One student learning outcome is for students to understand how certain locations effect energy production. In terms of renewable energy, this is a sustainable learning outcome that encourages alternative energy discovery.

Geology - Students learn how to preserve land for future generations.

Renewable Energy - The Renewable Energy major focuses on a plethora of information regarding sustainable energy. Students learn about energy sustainability, energy efficiency, wind, solar, biofuels, and biomass energy development, and regulatory and government policy analysis.

Masters (Graduate)

Conservation Biology - Students will have a better understanding of Conservation Biology which is the science that works on understanding living systems so that protection, maintenance and restoration of species and their habitats can be done.


Do course level sustainability learning outcomes contribute to the figure reported above (i.e. in the absence of program, division, or institution level learning outcomes)?:
No

A list or brief description of the course level sustainability learning outcomes and the programs for which the courses are required:
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The website URL where information about the programs or initiatives is available:
Additional documentation to support the submission:

Total degrees conferred and number of graduates from the College of Business are obtained through the institution's Planning, Research and Policy Analysis department. (https://prpa.illinoisstate.edu/Book2017.pdf)

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